Tag Archives: United Kingdom

Jimmy Mubenga death: plane passenger ‘saw him die’ after being restrained by G4S officers

Jimmy Mubenga death: plane passenger ‘saw him die’ after being restrained by G4S officers getsurrey.co.uk By Amani Hughes 18 November 2014 10:52 © 2014 Trinity Mirror A security guard from Horley is one of three men standing trial for the … Continue reading

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Jurors handcuffed in aeroplane seats at G4S trial

Jurors handcuffed in aeroplane seats at G4S trial The simulation formed part of the manslaughter case against three G4S guards accused of causing the death of 46-year-old Jimmy Mubenga Jimmy Mubenga lost consciousness while the flight deporting him was on … Continue reading

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Serco chastened by costly lesson in outsourcing risk

Serco chastened by costly lesson in outsourcing risk By Neil Maidment LONDON Fri Nov 14, 2014 10:38am GMT A Serco flag is seen flying alongside a Union flag outside Doncaster Prison in northern England in this December 13, 2011 file … Continue reading

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MAN’S CRIES ‘HEARD 15 ROWS AWAY’

MAN’S CRIES ‘HEARD 15 ROWS AWAY’ Press Association Regional Newswire – South East 10 November 2014 10:06 The cries of an Angolan deportee who later died after being restrained on a flight out of the UK were audible 15 rows … Continue reading

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Jimmy Mubenga: Deportee shouted ‘you’re killing me’

4 November 2014 Last updated at 11:07 ET Jimmy Mubenga: Deportee shouted ‘you’re killing me’ Angolan national Jimmy Mubenga had been living in the UK for a number of years with his wife and children, the youngest of which was … Continue reading

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Blackwater convictions: “The exception, not the rule” – UN expert body calls for global regulation of private security

Blackwater convictions: “The exception, not the rule” – UN expert body calls for global regulation of private security GENEVA (27 October 2014) – Private military and security companies (PMSCs) personnel must always be held accountable for violations committed under international … Continue reading

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G4S and Serco pay out £100,000 in youth restraint claims

G4S and Serco pay out £100,000 in youth restraint claims Fourteen say unlawful measures used on them as children, with cases coming to light after deaths of two teenagers Eric Allison and Simon Hattenstone The Guardian, Friday 24 October 2014 … Continue reading

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Bomb experts say land should be fully cleared

Bomb experts say land should be fully cleared Folkestone Herald By Joe Kasper joe.kasper@KRNmedia.co.uk 14 August 2014 A Bomb disposal company has recommended a full clearance of land in Hawkinge where ammunition casings have been found in the past. Shepway … Continue reading

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Historical Document of the Day – British link in shipment of arms to the contras

Historical Document of the Day British link in shipment of arms to the contras (607) The Sunday Times By JAMES ADAMS and MARK HOSENBALL 1 March 1987 A DOCUMENT found in the safe of Lieutenant-Colonel Oliver North, the disgraced White … Continue reading

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Contract award re security guarding services at the British Embassy Mogadishu and British Office Hargeisa, Somalia

Contract award re security guarding services at the British Embassy Mogadishu and British Office Hargeisa, Somalia Contract award – Investigation and security services (English) Tenders Electronic Daily 1 August 2014

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